New Election Questions in Haiti Result in Violence

April 28, 2011
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New Election Questions in Haiti Result in Violence

Huffington Post: Haiti’s newly elected president, Michel Martelly, has requested that the international community “not recognize the results of legislative elections.” In a press release issued late Friday night, Martelly charges that vote tabulations for senators and deputies who were leading in the polls were excluded in favor of candidates representing the ruling party,...
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Martelly must clear his iner circle of many personal friends

April 28, 2011
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Martelly must clear his iner circle of many personal friends

Martelly must get rid of many personal friends who are crowding his inner circle and fighting for influence. With them in the game, competent people will not risk their reputations to join his Cabinet. Many close associates now using his inauguration as a vehicle to start their fortunes. Others, like Paul Denis, and important...
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1800 Hours and BURNING CARS IN PREVAL’S DRIVEWAY

April 27, 2011
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1800 hours, and Kenscoff road is blocked by burning car in Rene Preval’s driveway. Huge Police presence.
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Haiti’s Martelly seeks new taxes to help schools

April 27, 2011
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Haiti’s Martelly seeks new taxes to help schools

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s president-elect announced Tuesday that he intends to impose taxes on money transfers and international cellphone calls to help finance schools across the chronically impoverished country. Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, who last week was declared the official winner of a March 20 presidential runoff but will not take office until...
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Haiti: International Monitors Examine Election Results

April 27, 2011
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Haiti: International Monitors Examine Election Results

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: International observers began examining contested results from 19 legislative races on Monday, shortly after Haitian officials announced they would delay certification of the results of last month’s runoff election. Colin Granderson, head of the election observer mission for the Organization of American States and the Caribbean Community bloc, said a...
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MOB SURROUNDING PARLIMENT AT 15:00 TODAY, ALREADY BURNING CARS AND PROMISE TO BURN THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES!!

April 25, 2011
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MOB SURROUNDING PARLIMENT AT 15:00 TODAY, ALREADY BURNING CARS AND PROMISE TO BURN THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES!! SITUATION DETERIORATING. WE HAVE HILLARY CLINTON AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO THANK FOR THE ELECTORAL DISASTER, AND WHAT MUST FOLLOW.
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CEP Members Warned in advance of Warrants being issued for their ARREST

April 25, 2011
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CEP Members Warned in advance of Warrants being issued for their ARREST

CEP Members were warned in advance of Andresol’s issuing Arrest Warrants for them, and they fled Haiti. Canada, France, and the USA should cancel their Visas. Under the Constitution, they are guilty of Treason. People will die- People have already died- because of their crime. Each received more than $2,000,000 from Preval’s hand. Bring...
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9 Large Busses and 15 Houses burned in Leogane as protests against Preval’s Theft of Parlimentary Election continues

April 24, 2011
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9 Large Busses and 15 Houses burned in Leogane as protests against Preval’s Theft of Parlimentary Election continues

9 Large Busses and 15 Houses burned in Leogane as protests against Preval’s Theft of Parlimentary Election continues. No resolution in sight as Preval tries to delay May 14 handover, saying that it is not possible until JUNE! Arrest Preval and criminal CEP
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UN questions mystery votes in Haiti election

April 24, 2011
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UN questions mystery votes in Haiti election

By Trenton Daniel in Port-au-Prince THE legitimacy of Haiti’s election is in question after officials released results showing 18 legislative candidates suddenly received thousands of votes and were named winners. The United Nations, along with the US Embassy, said it was troubled by final election results, which were released last week, that gave victories...
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Answers sought in Haiti poll irregularities-

April 24, 2011
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Answers sought in Haiti poll irregularities-

As violence breaks out in parts of Haiti, donor nations want answers to lingering fraud allegations in recent elections- Al Jazeera: Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly faces the task of rebuilding a nation crushed by deadly January 2010 quake The United Nations and Haiti’s major donor nations, including the United States, have voiced concern...
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As Inauguration Nears, Martelly Prepares Duvalier Amnesty and Political Offensive

April 24, 2011
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As Inauguration Nears, Martelly Prepares Duvalier Amnesty and Political Offensive

By Kim Ives As human rights lawyers assist the outgoing Haitian government in preparing a legal case against former “President for Life” Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, Haiti’s likely incoming president revealed this week that he favors granting the recently returned dictator an amnesty from prosecution. In an interview with Montreal’s French-language daily La Presse,...
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Martelly-Clinton Seal Deal for Next Wave of Disaster Capitalism in Haiti

April 24, 2011
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Martelly-Clinton Seal Deal for Next Wave of Disaster Capitalism in Haiti

WASHINGTON – Miles from his island nation’s earthquake-ravaged capital city Port-au-Prince, Haitian president elect Michel Martelly exchanged warm handshakes and heartfelt promises with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington Wednesday, just prior to the formal announcement of the pop star’s victory in the highly-contested Mar. 20 election. Hillary Clinton welcomed Martelly as president...
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Haiti’s High Court issues ARREST Warrant for CEP Members

April 24, 2011
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Haiti’s High Court issues ARREST Warrant for CEP Members

Haiti Libre: The Constitution makes the members of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) liable to only one authority, the High Court of Haiti. The High Court is not an entity independent onto itself. It is a judiciary body that members of the Senate comprise and form to judge on matters that even the Supreme...
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The scam behind the rise in oil, food prices Speculation on the futures market, rather than supply and demand, is driving up costs, analysts say.

April 24, 2011
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The scam behind the rise in oil, food prices Speculation on the futures market, rather than supply and demand, is driving up costs, analysts say.

Danny Schechter Al Jazeera The global economy and its recovery, and the living standards of millions of plain folks, are now at risk from the sudden rise in oil and commodity prices. Gas at the pump is up, and going higher. Food prices are following. The consequences are catastrophic for the global poor as...
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Senator Steven Benoit almost NECKLACED by INITE in Petit Goave Friday

April 23, 2011
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Senator Steven Benoit almost NECKLACED by INITE in Petit Goave Friday

Senator Steven Benoit almost NECKLACED by INITE in Petit Goave Friday as Deputy for the area stood by. Benoit has publicly attacked Preval/CEP/INITE election. Benoit was lucky. Others will have no luck. Preval must go now before he does more crimes. He must be arrested for the $198,000,000 stolen from the Petro-Caribe funds, with...
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18 Candidates in the Run-Off, and Preval WINS them ALL??

April 23, 2011
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18 Candidates in the Run-Off, and Preval WINS them ALL??

Too much for the voters that have been cheated. They give Preval until SUNDAY to correct things- OR ELSE. The “Or Else” has already started. Doctor and Nurse burned to death at hospital near Mirabelaise. many homes burned in Leogane, and elsewhere. Seems as though the Foreign Election Observers only watched the Presidential Ballot...
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US seeks Haiti election explanation amid fraud concerns

April 22, 2011
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US seeks Haiti election explanation amid fraud concerns

BBC: The United States embassy in Haiti has said it is worried about possible fraud in recent legislative elections there. In a statement, the embassy said the Haitian government and the country’s provisional electoral commission needed to explain why a number of candidates won seats in the final results, when they hadn’t been leading...
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Electoral problems caused by 18 INITE winners

April 22, 2011
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Electoral problems caused by 18 INITE winners

Electoral problems caused by 18 INITE winners, who did not actually win. They were declared winners fraudulently at midnight Wednesday after two delays. This cannot be allowed. It is another move by Preval to hold power. Martelly’s inauguration may be delayed because of this. Arrest Preval and the CEP, plus any of the 12...
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Leogane in Turmoil over Patrice Dumond’s treatment of Martelly

April 22, 2011
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Leogane in Turmoil over Patrice Dumond’s treatment of Martelly

Leogane in Turmoil over Patrice Dumond’s treatment of Martelly. 12 houses burned over election result unrest and other areas around the nation are facing similar problems. Les Cayes is calm because people are happy with election results. This is Preval’s cynical gift to the Nation. Arrest CEP and Preval.
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The Gloves Are OFF, and Haiti has a chance for survival

April 22, 2011
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The Gloves Are OFF, and Haiti has a chance for survival

The gloves Are OFF, and Haiti has a chance for survival. Martelly has reacted aggressively to Preval’s accellerating duplicity. Preval in an obvious attempt to show Martelly that he controlled Parliment, and would support Martelly- with certain reservations – was almost too much. Now, the public’s increasingly violent reaction to Preval’s brazen theft of...
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